The nominees for the second annual BET Hip-Hop Awards were announced today. T.I. leads the pack with 9 followed by Lil’ Wayne and Kanye West with six and Common with five. Competing for Best Hip-Hop Video this year are 50 Cent’s “I Get Money,”Â Chamillionaire feat. Slick Rick’s “Hip-Hop Police,”Â Common’s “The People,”Â Ludacris feat. Mary J. Blige’s “Runaway Love,”Â UGK feat. Outkast’s “International Players Anthem,”Â and Kanye West’s “Stronger.”Â KRS-One is set to be honored at this year’s festivities with the “I Am Hip Hop”Â Icon Award.
The show airs October 17th at 9 p.m. Click here for a full list of nominees.